Campus Recreation Student Assistant (Spring/Fall 2022)

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  • Job Number:518626
  • Classification:Student Assistant 1
  • Grade:Student Assistant 1
  • Work type:Student Employee
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
  • School/Business unit:Student Services
  • Location:Juneau
  • Categories: Recreation/Event, Other

Position Summary:

Campus Recreation is looking for self-motivated team players that enjoy spending time at the REC and could envision themselves working to make improvements in the services that campus recreation provides. Looking for Spring and Fall (2022) staff, apply now!


10Assist with academic class and activity set-up when needed. Assist with event set-up, ticket sales and event take down when needed. Attend appropriate staff workshops and meetings. Assist with Campus Life events (approx. four during academic year). Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.Essential
20Use the cash register when selling concessions, memberships and other equipment. Assist with reconciliation and create deposit report.Essential
30Roam facility areas for safe use of equipment and safety of participants. Maintain and inventory equipment on a scheduled basis. Perform regular inspection and light cleaning of REC Center exercise equipment.Essential
40Oversee the safe usage of the Recreation & Student Activities Center. Monitor entry and exit of users of the Recreation Center Facility. Under COVID operations increased cleaning and disinfecting on touch points is the responsibility of this position as well as monitoring mask use and space capacity limits. Rent equipment from the Outdoor Recreation Center and assist with repairs when requested.Essential

Campus Recreation Assistant is responsible for monitoring facility access and ensuring the safe usage of the REC Center. This is a mid-level entry position that includes cash handling. Knowledge of customer service, recreation, and wellness. Responsible for renting REC Center outdoor equipment, monitoring the entrance and exit, checking in guests and members, and maintaining a clean, friendly environment. Other responsibilities may include cardio/weight room inspection and cleaning, event set-up, and display creation. We are looking for self-motivated team players that enjoy spending time at the REC Center and taking advantage of its diverse offerings.

Applicants should be familiar with the services campus recreation provides. Staff will assist with the opening and closing of the REC Center, with shift hours that can vary from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Please provide a current or projected semester schedule (PDF) by emailing to Associate Director of Campus Recreation at

Located in the ancestral homeland of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian peoples, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is fully committed to advancing the education and research aspirations of Indigenous peoples and is committed to ongoing work toward decolonization. These efforts are reflected in our UAS programs and formal community partnerships across our three campuses and throughout all of Southeast Alaska.


  • Must have excellent customer service skills and the desire to work with a diverse public.
  • Must have good attention to detail and over counter sales experience.
  • Experience with fitness and wellness preferred.

Typical Experience: 

  • 1-3 years of customer service and/or recreation experience preferred. Over counter sales experience desired.

Required Education or Training:

  • Must be enrolled as a UAS student in 6 or more credits. 

  • Have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average.

  • Experience in customer service.
  • Requires current certification or willingness to obtain certification in Basic First Aid and Adult CPR (preferred).

Application Procedure:

With your application, please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) references. This position is open until filled.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

Training Policy
It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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